U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has reported that the blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled.
McDermott, a provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide, moves up in selection for the Indonesian gas project.
Jan De Nul Group has announced that this week Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628.
Bluewater Energy Services B.V. has secured a contract with Saipem SA for the engineering of two complete deep water Turret Mooring Systems and the related procurement and construction of two Turret and Swivel Systems.
DONG Energy has reported that 292 kilometres north west of Esbjerg, the support structure for Hejre platform is now well planted in the North Sea.